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Photo: Purple Pixie Loropetalum

General description

Easy to grow, low maintenance groundcover shrub holds rich purple foliage year round. Purple Pixie® is great as a border edger, in mass plantings, on slopes or cascading over retaining walls. Adds vibrant color spilling over containers and hanging baskets. Reblooming, dwarf, year-round interest​.

  • Feature/Bloom - Magenta ribbons in spring and sometimes summer
  • Special Features - Deer resistant, reblooming, dwarf, year-round interest
  • Bloom Season - spring, summer
  • Growth Rate - Slow to moderate

Plant requirements

  • USDA Zones - Hardy to 0°F USDA 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
  • Sunset Zones - 6-9, 14-24

Maintenance

  • Water - Water as needed
  • Fertilizer - Early spring
  • Pruning - Shape after spring bloom

Practical use

  • accent
  • container
  • hanging baskets
  • mass planting
  • slope
  • groundcover
  • raised beds
  • deer resistant

Properties

Height
30 - 40 cm
Color
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Soil type
Any
Sunlight
Full sun
Partial shade
PH
Acid
Moisture
Moist but well-drained
Hardiness
Hardy